Journal of Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University

Volume 24 (2007)

List of Contributors

Note 1: Japanese names are listed with family name first.
Note 2: Russian scholars commonly refer to the kandidat degree as a doctorate or PhD.

ANTON BEBLER is Professor of Political Science at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He has written widely on comparative political systems, civil-military relations in Africa and Eastern Europe, NATO and transnational terrorism. He is currently finishing a textbook on the processes of European integration.

JONATHAN BONE is Assistant Professor of History at William Paterson University, board member for H-Northeast Asia, and author of “Rethinking Stalinist Industrialization in the Soviet Far East” in The Siberian Saga (Frankfurt, 2005). He is completing a monograph entitled “Stalinist Population Politics and the Making of the Soviet Far East.”

MIKHAIL DOLBILOV is Associate Professor of History at the European University in St. Petersburg. He has co-authored, with Alexei Miller, Zapadnye okrainy Rossiiskoi imperii (The Western Borderlands of the Russian Empire) (Moscow, 2006). His current book-length project focuses on the politics of national and confessional identities in the Russian empire’s West in the second half of the 19th century.

MARK EDELE is Lecturer in History at the University of Western Australia. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2004 and is currently completing a monograph on the history of Soviet World War II veterans. His work has been published in Jahrbücher für Geschichte Osteuropas (1999, 2002), Slavic Review (2006), and Kritika (2007), among others.

ALEXANDRA FILIMONOVA is Senior Lecturer of World Literature at Karaganda State University (Kazakhstan). She is the author of Theatricality of Image (Almaty, 2006) and The Author’s Masks in the Playing Text (Kokchetau, 2006). Her present research interests include theatricality in modern and post-modern world-sensation as well as its poetics in twentieth-century novels.

SERGEY GOLUNOV is Associate Professor in the Department for Area Studies and International Relations at Volgograd State University. He is the author of The Russia-Kazakhstan Border: Security and Cooperation Issues (Volgograd, 2005; in Russian). He is presently preparing his doktorskaia thesis on a related topic.

GOTO MASANORI is COE Research Fellow at the Slavic Research Center of Hokkaido University. He studies the cultural anthropology of religion and related issues. The themes of his present work are social knowledge and conceptions of magic in the rural communities of the Middle Volga.

TJEERD DE GRAAF is Senior Research Associate at the Frisian Academy in the Netherlands. He published in the last conference proceedings of the Foundation for Endangered Languages and co-ordinates projects on endangered archives with scholars in St. Petersburg, where he received a Doctorate Honoris Causa from St. Petersburg University.

ELZA-BAIR GUCHINOVA, Dr. of Sc., is Research Associate at the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology in Moscow. She is the author of Post-Soviet Elista: Power, Business and Beauty (SPB, 2003), A Street called “Kalmyk Road”: History, Culture and Identities in an American Kalmyk Community (SPB, 2004), Memories of the Forgotten. Anthropology of the Deportation Trauma of the Kalmyks (Hannover, 2005), and The Kalmyks (Routledge, 2006).

IKEDA YOSHIRO is Lecturer of Russian History at Niigata University of International and Information Studies. He is coauthor of 20 Seiki Roshia Nominshi [The History of Russian Peasants in the 20th Century] (Shakaihyoronsha, 2006). He is presently preparing a monograph on labor mobilization and nation-building in revolutionary

MATTHEW LENOE is Associate Professor of History at the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA. In 2004 he published Closer to the Masses: Stalinist Culture, Social Revolution, and Soviet Newspapers with Harvard University Press. He is presently completing a book on the assassination of Sergei Kirov based on new archival documents.

ELIZABETH MACHERET lives in California and is an independent translator and philologist. Recently she contributed to Мандельштамовская энциклопедия (forthcoming 2008). Her article “Египет Осипа Мандельштама” appeared in О.Э. Мандельштам, его предшественники и современники (RGGU Press, 2007).

MICHAEL MEYLAC is Professor of Russian Literature in the Slavic Department at the University of Strasbourg. He is the author of editions and studies of the Oberiou poets and of studies on the Provençal troubadours. He is presently publishing a collection of essays on art, including interviews with Russian emigré artists, musicians and dancers.

BRUNO NAARDEN is emeritus Professor of Russian History at the University of Amsterdam. Together with other Dutch and Russian scholars he will publish in 2007 a Russian translation of North and East Tartary, a 17th century encyclopedic study of Asia by the Dutch scholar Nicolaas Witsen.

YAROSLAV SHULATOV is a postgraduate student at Keio University. He received his kandidat degree in 2005 for “Rossiisko-iaponskie otnosheniia v dal’nevostochnoi politike Rossii, 1905-1914gg.” He is the author of several articles and is presently preparing a monograph on Russo-Japanese relations in 1905-1914 based on declassified documents from Russian archives.

RONALD GRIGOR SUNY is the Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Social and Political History at the University of Michigan and Professor Emeritus of Political Science and History at the University of Chicago. He is the author of The Soviet Experiment,The Making of the Georgian Nation, and The Revenge of the Past. His most recent work was the edited volume of The Cambridge History of Russia, Vol. III: The Twentieth Century.

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